British baritone Dominic Sedgwick is currently a member of the prestigious Jette Parker Young Artist Programme at the Royal Opera House. He is currently performing as Dancaïre Carmen and will perform as Pelléas Pelléas et Mélisande and Figaro Il Barbiere di Sivilgia in the JPYAP Showcase on July 21st on the ROH MainStage.
This season Dominic has also performed as Novice's Friend Billy Budd (also covering the title role in Deborah Warner's acclaimed production), Kuligin Katya Kabanova in Richard Jones’ Olivier Award winning new production, and Moralès Barrie Kosky’s Carmen. His upcoming engagements include a return to the Royal Opera as the English Clerk / baritone in a new production of Death in Venice by David McVicar and his debut with the Grange Festival. This July he will make his Wigmore Hall debut recital with pianist Ceri Owen as a Concordia Artist.
He made his Royal Opera debut as Marullo Rigoletto, with further roles in the 2017/18 season including Second Nazarene Salome, Moralès Carmen and Third Ghost Child Coraline (Mark-Anthony Turnage/world premiere). He also covered Schaunard La Boheme, Father/Other Father Coraline, and Masetto Don Giovanni. Previous operatic appearances include Flora’s Servant La Traviata/Harlequin (cover) Ariadne auf Naxos for Glyndebourne Festival Opera, title role Owen Wingrave for British Youth Opera, Falke Die Fledermaus for Opera Danube, and Junius The Rape of Lucretia, Robert Iolanta and Damyan The Tale of Januarie all for GSMD Opera.
Dominic performs widely as a soloist on both the concert and recital platform, with recent debut performances at Sage Gateshead, Newcastle, the Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall, the inaugural Cambridge Song Festival and the London Song Festival. He is an alumnus of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and continues to study with Robert Dean. He is a Samling Artist, a Britten Pears Artist, a Drake Calleja Scholar, an inaugural Askonas Holt Rising Star, and was awarded the Audience Prize as a finalist in the Grange Festival International Singing Competition 2017. He previously read Theology at Clare College, Cambridge.